Classical Studies was first offered at York as a degree programme in the 1971–2 academic year. Normally, we would have celebrated our fiftieth anniversary in 2021. But these have not been normal times. We therefore invite all emeriti, faculty, students, and alumni to our…
(Belated) Fiftieth Anniversary Research Symposium
Thursday, 5 May, 10.30–4.00
History Common Room (Vari Hall 2183)
The event will also be livestreamed via Zoom. Please use the following link:
10.30 Opening Remarks
10.40–11.00 Paul Swarney, In the Beginning…: The Origins of Classical Studies at York.
11.00–11.40 Jeremy Trevett, Plato’s Seventh Letter Revisited.
11.40–12.20 Flavia Vasconcellos Amaral, ‘What is it like below, Charidas?’ ‘Very dark.’ Talking to the Dead: Narrative Strategies in Dialogue Epigrams.
12.20–2.00 Lunch (Please RSVP to email@example.com by 3 May if you are attending in person and would like to join us for lunch. All students, faculty, emeriti, and alumni are welcome!)
2.00–2.40 Daniel Mitchell, The Frisian Numeri: A Comparative Study of their Votive Monuments in Britain.
2.40–3.20 Ben Kelly, The Emperor Domesticated: Marcus Aurelius on the Imperial Court.
3.20–4.00 Sarah Blake, Reading Roman Objects: The Case of Messalina’s Hood (cucullus) [Juv. 6.116–19].
4.00–Late Post-event drinks (venue to be negotiated)
For enquiries, please contact Ben Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.